Thursday, 21 November 2019 13:51

November 22 – November 26, 2019


Richard W. Doyle, 56, of Ballston Spa, pleaded Nov. 12 to felony DWI that occurred in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing Jan. 27, 2020. 

Richard E. Hileman, 36, of Ballston Spa, was sentenced Nov. 15 to 1.5 to 3 years in state prison, after pleading to attempted making of a terroristic threat, a felony, and harassment, a violation. 

Nicholas E. Katz, 40, of Malta, was sentenced Nov. 18 to 5 years of probation, after pleading to aggravated DWI with a child, in Ballston. 

Brian J. Ray, 33, of Gansevoort, was sentenced Nov. 18 to 1.5 to 3 years in state prison, after pleading to criminal contempt in the first-degree, a felony.  


A traffic stop on State Route 67 in the Town of Ballston on Nov. 11 resulted in charges against the driver of the vehicle and the vehicle’s passenger, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office.  The vehicle was stopped after the operator allegedly failed to stop for a stop sign. As a result of the traffic stop and the subsequent investigation the passenger of the vehicle, Anthony Cappello, 19, of Schenectady, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fourth-degree, a felony, and criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third- degree, a felony. Cappello was sent to the Saratoga County Correctional Facility in lieu of $10,000 bail or $20,000 bond. He is scheduled to appear in the Ballston Town Court at a later date.  The driver, Austin R. Deligi-Bender, 20, of Ballston Spa, was charged with criminal using drug paraphernalia in the second-degree, a misdemeanor, criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh-degree, a misdemeanor, as well as failure to stop at a stop sign, a traffic infraction. Deligi-Bender was released on an appearance ticket and is scheduled to appear in the Ballston Town Court at a later date. 

James T. Love, 45, of Wilton, was charged Nov. 13 with arson in the third-degree, and criminal contempt in the first- degree. Love is accused of setting fire to his own home in the early morning hours of Nov. 2 while no one was home. Love was arraigned in the Town of Wilton Justice Court and sent to the Saratoga County Jail in lieu of $75,000 cash or $150,000 secured bond. Love is scheduled to re-appear in the Wilton Town Court at a later date. The Greenfield Fire District was assisted on the scene by the Wilton Fire District and the Saratoga County Cause and Origin Team.

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